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  • 2016 Election Blog #15: New Poll Confirms Jewish Affinity for the Democratic Party

    By Steven Windmueller

    March 25, 2016 | 11:17 am

    As each presidential campaign unfolds, there are always news stories and editorials suggesting that a “shift” is underway among Jewish voters. In today’s newest Gallup poll, once again Jewish Americans appear to remain solidly embedded within their traditional political base, the...

  • Support for Israel grows among Democrats

    February 29, 2016 | 4:20 pm

    Support for Israel grew by four percentage points among U.S. Democrats despite the debate over the Iran nuclear deal in 2015.

    According to a new Gallup poll released on Monday, 53 percent of Democrats sympathize with Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, up from 49 percent...

  • Gallup poll: Jewish approval of Obama stabilizes at 55%

    January 27, 2016 | 4:05 pm

    President Barack Obama’s approval rating among Jewish Americans has slightly improved, ultimately stabilized, in 2015 after a 13-percentage point drop between late 2012 and 2014, a new Gallup poll released on Tuesday showed.

    According to the poll, 55 percent of U.S. Jews...

  • Gallup poll: Growing number of Palestinians believe in ‘armed struggle’ against Israel

    November 9, 2015 | 10:53 am

    Nearly one-third of Palestinians believe in “armed struggle and military solutions” to the conflict with Israel, an increase from two years ago.

    The percentage of Palestinians who said they believe in the violent means rose to 32 percent from 25 percent in 2013, according to a ...

  • Poll: Americans more apt to back Jewish candidates than evangelicals, Muslims or atheists

    June 23, 2015 | 11:30 am

    Ninety-one percent of Americans said they would vote for a presidential candidate who is Jewish, according to a new poll.

    The Gallup poll of recent voting preferences released Monday showed that 73 percent of Americans would support an evangelical Christian for president, while...

  • Poll: American Jewish support for Obama dropping

    April 14, 2015 | 3:11 pm

    Job approval ratings for President Obama have dropped among American Jews from 61 percent to 50 percent since the start of 2015, a new Gallup poll found.

    The American Jews interviewed for the poll released this week gave Obama a 50 percent approval rating in March, dropping from...

  • Ebola among top U.S. worries but well behind economy, jobs

    October 21, 2014 | 9:00 am

    A new poll on Tuesday showed Ebola has moved into the top 10 issues of concern to Americans but ranks behind the economy, dissatisfaction with government and other worries.

    The Gallup poll was conducted before Monday's announcement that 51 people had been removed from watch lists...

  • Young Americans and Israel

    By Rob Eshman

    September 3, 2014 | 6:15 pm

    The new concern in the American-Jewish community is the number 25. According to a Gallup poll conducted in the midst of the Gaza war, 42 percent of all Americans supported Israel’s action. Among people aged 18 to 29, that number was 25 percent.

    This set off all the usual alarm...

  • Gallup shows split in backing for Israel in Gaza war, with younger Americans unsupportive

    July 25, 2014 | 12:28 pm

    A Gallup poll shows that support among Americans for Israel during the Gaza Strip conflict is divided, and is low among younger Americans.

    The poll posted on the pollster’s website Thursday showed a statistical dead heat between those who believe Israel’s actions against Hamas...

  • Americans backing Israel in ever-growing numbers, poll shows

    March 18, 2013 | 2:50 am

    Americans' sympathies lean heavily toward Israel over the Palestinians in the highest level of support seen in 22 years.

    According to data gleaned from Gallup's 2013 World Affairs poll, 64 percent of Americans support Israel over the Palestinians, with 12 percent backing the...

  • Gallup tracking of Jews has Obama support at 64 percent

    June 8, 2012 | 3:15 pm

    Gallup has started tracking Jewish voters for the 2012 presidential elections, and its findings are commensurate with other polling, with President Obama enjoying a 35 point lead over Mitt Romney.

    The poll of 576 Jews culled from the pollster’s daily tracking of registered U.S....

  • Nearly 3 of every 4 Americans view Israel favorably, poll finds

    February 22, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Israel is the eighth most-favored country by Americans, a Gallup poll found.

    Some 71 percent of Americans view Israel favorably, a three-point increase over last year’s results, according to the poll conducted Feb. 2-5.

    Israel’s highest favorability rating in this survey was...

  • Gallup: Jewish backing for Obama is down, but not disproportionately

    September 20, 2011 | 4:57 pm

    Jewish support for President Obama continues to drop, but maintains its traditional lead over general American support for the president, a Gallup poll showed.

    Daily tracking polls in August and September show support for Obama among Jewish voters at 54 percent, 13 points ahead of...

  • The politicization of everything

    April 12, 2011 | 6:03 pm

    How do you take one of the most shocking and revolting murder sprees in memory and make it even more disturbing? By pouncing on its supposed root causes for transparently partisan purposes.

    Within hours of the Jan. 8 shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), U.S. District Judge...

  • Israel rates with Americans, Gallup Poll shows

    February 15, 2011 | 10:07 am

    A substantial majority of Americans continue to rate Israel favorably according to the latest Gallup Poll.

    Sixty-eight percent of Americans rated Israel favorably in the poll conducted Feb 2-5, statistically the same as the 67 percent Israel scored in 2010.

    Israel ranked seventh...